What is Dental Scaling and Root Planing? Plaque that is left undisturbed (not brushed or rinsed) on the teeth too long builds up and becomes hard calculus. Essentially, the better the individual brushes and flosses, the less plaque will build up. However, for many people, calculus develops and must be treated. Calculus is so hard… Read More

Time to Replace Your Toothbrush Have you ever wondered how often you should replace your toothbrush? If you are asking, the answer probably is… now! To maintain optimal dental health, it is important to replace your toothbrush every three months, after any illnesses, or when your toothbrush is exposed to airborne germs or chemicals. The… Read More

Are Dental Veneers Right for Me?   Having good health and oral aesthetics is very important for the confidence and self-esteem of many people. Who doesn’t want to have a beautiful smile? Dental veneers can be a great alternative to improve oral aesthetics at a reasonable price, without long and complicated treatments and any risk.… Read More

Health Spotlight: How Chronic Sinus Infections Affect Your Teeth, (and Vice Versa!) Have you ever thought about the connection between your teeth and your sinuses? Perhaps you have had a sinus infection and had a bad toothache at the same time. The truth is, the sinuses and the teeth (especially the top teeth) exist in… Read More

Are Dentures Right For You? Many people delay getting dentures, thinking that they are somehow only for the elderly and by getting dentures, you have to admit that you are, in fact… older. But that’s not true… The truth is, many people, including young, healthy people, have dentures. And, many older Americans also have dentures. Dentures do… Read More

The Procedure, the Myth, the Legend: The Truth About Root Canals   Poor root canals. At the butt of so many jokes and all it ever did was try and save your tooth! It deserves a badge of honor and yet somehow it finds itself repeatedly on the top ten most-hated things to do list.… Read More

Are Summertime Celebrations Causing Damage to Your Teeth? It’s easy to get in the spirit of things when you’re celebrating the birth of a great nation like America. Parades, pool parties, fireworks – all of it done to tip our hat in gratitude to those who paved the way for independence. As we progress into… Read More

Ease Your Mind – How Preventative Care Improves Your Health June. A time to grill, swim and spend time with friends and family. Summer has just begun and weekends are about to look a lot more exciting. Although June is the perfect time for busting out the swim trunks, it is also a month set… Read More

What Your Mouth Could be Telling You The month of May is full of days dedicated to celebrate women. This year, the 20th annual National Women’s Health Week begins on Mother’s Day, May 12, and is celebrated through May 18.  Among the many reasons to celebrate and encourage women, one of the main goals for… Read More

Do I need a crown after a root canal? Root canals are sometimes uncomfortable and costly, so it can be disappointing to hear that you may also require a crown. While not necessary in every case, crowns can provide the protection and stability needed to extend the life of a tooth. How a root canal… Read More